"Iraqi Kurds delay Kirkuk vote
The referendum on whether the oil-rich city should join semiautonomous Kurdistan is put off for six months.
By Tina Susman and Asso Ahmed, Special to The Times
December 27, 2007
BAGHDAD -- Kurdish lawmakers agreed Wednesday to a six-month delay of a referendum on whether the oil-rich city of Kirkuk should join the semiautonomous region of Kurdistan or remain under Iraqi central government control."
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